2021 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship

2021 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship


  1. To encourage international students (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students are not eligible) to study Huayu courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan);
  2. To provide them with opportunities to increase their understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.



MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) may last 3, 6, 9, or 12 months respectively. The duration of the scholarship is from September 1st to August 31st of the following year. If recipients fail to come to Taiwan for enrollment during the above time, they will forfeit their right to retain their scholarships.

Summer term HES last 2 months, either June-July 2021 or July-August 2021.

Scholarship funding will become effective on the date of the recipient’s enrollment. Scholarship funding will end on the month of the expiration of the scholarship or if the scholarship is revoked.

  • Currently Taiwan still restricts foreign language students from entering due to Covid-19, hence, successful scholarship applicants should still wait for further travel update before planning for your trip.


Amount of Scholarships: A monthly stipend of TWD 25,000 (Equivalent to 1,133 CAD, subject to change)


Scholarship Period: Beginning on September 1, 2021


Application Period: February 1st ~ March 31st, 2021



Canadian Citizens above the age of 18 and reside in Western Canada with high school diploma or above, excellent academic performance and good moral character.


Candidates with one of the following qualifications may NOT apply:

  1. Overseas Chinese student or a national of the R.O.C.
  2. Is currently a registered student at a Mandarin Language Center or has sought a degree from any universities or colleges in Taiwan.
  3. Has already received a HES or a Taiwan Scholarship, in the past.
  4. Is an exchange student to Taiwan during the scholarship period.
  5. Is currently receiving financial benefits from the Taiwan government or another educational institution.


Required Documents:

  • Required documents should be mailed to the office before the Deadline March 31st, 2021 using the contact information as shown below.
  1. One copy of the completed application form.
  2. One copy of the terms of agreement form.
  3. Photocopy of the applicant’s passport or any other official documents that can verify the nationality of the applicant.
  4. Official sealed original copy of the applicant’s highest credential transcript.
  5. Photocopy of the certificate of the applicant’s highest credential.
  6. Photocopy of the application form to one of the University-affiliated Mandarin Training Centers in Taiwan of applicant’s choice.
  7. Two letters of reference of applicant’s choice.


Selection Process:

Upon evaluating each applicant’s required documents, motivation, and overall performance, the Education Division of TECO in Vancouver will select successful candidates and alternate candidates. Alternate candidates will be placed on a waiting list. Successful candidates are to be notified by May 31st, 2021, and successful summer program candidates are to be notified by April 30th, 2021.



Contact Information:

ATTN: Karen Hou

Education Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver

Suite 2200, 650 West Georgia Street,

Vancouver, BC, V6B 4N7

Tel: (604) 689-4111 ext. 242

Fax: (604) 689-8086

E-mail: vancouver@mail.moe.gov.tw


Related information :

  1. Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL), the Mandarin proficiency assessment: http://www.sc-top.org.tw/english/eng_index.php
  2. Ministry of Education: http://english.moe.gov.tw/content.asp?CuItem=7996
  3. Study in Taiwan: https://www.studyintaiwan.org/
  4. Info Taiwan: http://www.taiwan.gov.tw/

Download :

2021 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship guidelines

2021 HES application form

Terms of Agreement Form